Events & Training

Events & Training

Here you'll find all ONFE events, from fundraising to third party events to volunteer training. For more information on any event, please click on the event title.

If you'd like to sponsor an event to benefit ONFE, please contact Ashley Richer (

If you're planning to organize a third party event, please contact Ben Gardiner (

For more information on volunteer orientation and training offered by our Ottawa Volunteers in Education program, click here.

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May 2017

Annual May Long Weekend Fun Fair

May 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Ray Friel Recreation Complex, 1585 Tenth Line Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1E 3E8 Canada
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Join the City of Ottawa’s Ray Friel Recreation Complex and Carter Shows for another exciting family fun fair! Proceeds from the midway and recreation activities will support the Ottawa School Breakfast Program.

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June 2018

JA Company Awards

June 12 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Innovation Centre at Bayview Yards, 7 Bayview Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2C5
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JA Company Program inspires high school students to create an enterprise of their own. The students’ efforts culminate each year with the JA Company Awards, which celebrate their hard work and achievement through the presentation of awards, including the highly coveted honour of being named Company of the Year. By invitation only.

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September 2018

September 22, 2018 Fall Into Scrabble Fundraiser

September 22 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Save the date for an exciting fundraiser, the Ottawa Scrabble Club is planning in support of ONFE’s OttawaReads early literacy program.   Fall into Scrabble in Support of OttawaReads Date: Saturday September 22nd Time: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM Cost: $30 donation to ONFE (tax receipts will be issued) Location will be in a Britannia area school announced with registration information.   All funds raised will be donated to ONFE’s Ottawa Reads Program – a cause that is near and…

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October 2018

Spark Soirée

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Infinity Convention Centre, 2901 Gibford Dr
Gloucester, Ontario K1V 2L9 Canada
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Breakfast for dinner never tasted so good – or did so much good, right here in your own community! At this year’s Spark Soirée, enjoy the classiest breakfast-for-dinner menu provided by new Infinity Convention Centre Executive Chef Jason Peters, and support the 2.5 million breakfasts that ONFE serves each year to students across the city of Ottawa. Spark Soirée tickets include a cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres and mimosas, a 3-course dinner including wine, and entertainment and dancing. Dress to…

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